Thousands without power after South Burnett's devastating weather
Thousands without power after South Burnett's devastating weather Donna Jones

Thousands without power due to severe storms

ERGON Energy has advised thousands of South Burnett homes and businesses are without power after severe storms in the area.

Towns affected included Coolabunia, Goodger, Kingaroy, Ellesmere, Taabinga, Haly Creek.

The loss of supply is due to damage caused by storm activity.

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Severe thunderstorms, heavy rains and hail likely in region

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